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5 Of The Best Documentaries On Disney+ Right Now

5 Of The Best Documentaries On Disney+ Right Now

Disney+ landed in Ireland this week and while there are plenty of movies we all know and love - not to mention all the seasons of The Simpsons - what about its documentary offering?

Between National Geographic and Disney's own movie related documentaries there is plenty to choose from. Below we have detailed five in particular but, before we dive in, we'd also like to mention a few more that caught our eye; namely Frank and Ollie, Diana: In Her Words and .

As you can imagine, there's something for everyone!

5 of the best documentaries on Disney+

The Pixar Story

Pixar is one of the most beloved corners of the movie industry and deservedly so. Over the decades they have served up some truly wonderful masterpieces and not only can you watch those films on Disney+ but you can also go a little deeper with the brilliant documentary The Pixer Story.

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Marvel Studio: Assembling a Universe

It has been the dominate force in the movie business over the last decade so it's great to look back at how the Marvel Universe came together on the big screen. Released in 2014 in the buildup to Avengers: Age of Ultron, the Marvel Universe has since gone from strength to strength and this brings us back to where it all began.

Before the Flood

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It may be four years old but the critically acclaimed Before the Flood is as poignant as ever, as Leonardo DiCaprio learns about the dramatic changes happening to the earth's climate and how it is impacting the landscape, wildlife and the human race.

Empire of Dreams: The Story of the 'Star Wars' Trilogy

If youre a fan of Star Wars then you are going to love Empire of Dreams: The Story of the 'Star Wars' Trilogy. The 2hr 30m documentary takes us behind the scenes of production on the original Star Wars trilogy and examines its impact on pop culture since its release.

You can watch the trailer for the show here.

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Free Solo

With an incredible 97% score on Rotten Tomatoes Free Solo is certainly a documentary worth checking out. El Capitan is daunting rock face in the Yosemite National Park, California. Rising to 3,000 it has been a popular but dangerous attraction for rock climbers.

Free Solo follows Alex Hannold's attempt to become the first person ever to climb El Cap without protective equipment. To get a sense of just how treacherous a quest that is, just take a look at the trailer.

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Mark Farrelly
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Balls Media Audience Development Manager. Former Miss World 1997 contestant.

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